By Eddy − On Friday, January 3, 2020, 4 years ago in Snack Recipes

Portuguese Bean Tarts Recipe

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Portuguese Bean Tarts Recipe

This delicious recipe for Portuguese bean tarts (queijadas de feijão) takes a while, but it is well worth the time.

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In 45 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings10

Ingredients

2 and 2/3 cups of granulated sugar1 and 1/3 cups of white bean puree1/2 tablespoon of butter6 egg yolks1/2 teaspoon of lemon rind1/2 cup of ground almonds or almond flour
2 and 2/3 cups of granulated sugar1 and 1/3 cups of white bean puree1/2 tablespoon of butter6 egg yolks1/2 teaspoon of lemon rind1/2 cup of ground almonds or almond flour
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Preparation

  1. Makes about 20-24 tarts.
  2. Soak 1 cup of white beans overnight in water.
  3. Drain and rinse beans.
  4. Put in a small saucepan with water to just cover and cook until softened.
  5. Drain beans.
  6. Put beans in a food processor and puree.
  7. Measure out 1 and 1/3 cups.
  8. Heat the sugar with 1/2 cup of water in a saucepan to pearl stage.
  9. Add the bean puree and ground almonds to the sugar mixture and bring to a boil.
  10. Remove from the heat and let it cool a little.
  11. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix very fast so the yolks don’t coagulate.
  12. Butter and line the tart tins or muffin tins with a pastry of your choice.
  13. Fill with the bean mixture to about half full.
  14. If using individual tins place them on a baking sheet.
  15. Bake in a preheated oven at 190°C or 375°F for about 20 minutes (careful not to burn).
  16. Remove from tins and cool.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Marilyn, thebasquewife.com
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Ana
Ana
Can you use regular flour or does it have to be that specific flour?
1 year ago, Sunday, March 26, 2023
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Eddy
Almond flour Ana.
1 year ago, Sunday, March 26, 2023
Barbara Hind
Barbara Hind
A family friend, who has just turned 101 years old, used to make these. They taste absolutely heavenly. So smooth and creamy.
2 years ago, Sunday, May 1, 2022
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Robin Linhares
Robin Linhares
What white beans? Are canned ok?
2 years ago, Thursday, November 18, 2021
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Eddy
Yes.
2 years ago, Thursday, November 18, 2021
Fred Souza
Fred Souza
Hi, Would this recipe work if the bean puree was replaced with more almond flour? or if the amounts were reversed? The idea of bean puree just doesn't appeal to me.
2 years ago, Sunday, August 15, 2021
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